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East Bay braces for big legislative shifts – San Jose Mercury News

Sunday, June 19, 2011

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East Bay braces for big legislative shifts San Jose Mercury News Oakley and points east to the county line have been stripped from Contra Costa County -centric legislative districts and linked with Central Valley towns of Stockton and Lodi. Hercules and Pinole on the Contra Costa County's northern rim have been ..

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California legislators look at opting out of federal immigration enforcement … – San Jose Mercury News

Saturday, June 11, 2011

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California legislators look at opting out of federal immigration enforcement ... San Jose Mercury News Contra Costa County leads the Bay Area in arrests and deportations through Secure Communities. Immigration and Customs Enforcement picked up 2560 of the county's immigrant inmates and deported 878 of them in the year since the county joined the network ..

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Contra Costa grand jury calls for pension reforms – San Jose Mercury News

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Contra Costa grand jury calls for pension reforms San Jose Mercury News A month before labor contracts with the vast majority of Contra Costa County government workers expire, the county's civil grand jury has called for sweeping pension reforms that produce rapid dollar savings. ...

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Contra Costa County More Dangerous for Cyclists – The Bay Citizen

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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Contra Costa County More Dangerous for Cyclists The Bay Citizen By Zusha Elinson on June 1, 2011 - 4:32 pm PDT With its open roads and pleasant suburbs, Contra Costa County might seem like a paradise for bicycle riders. In fact, the county's bike commuters, of which there are few, are among the most likely to get ...

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Ambrose to take over county parks in Bay Point – San Jose Mercury News

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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Ambrose to take over county parks in Bay Point San Jose Mercury News BAY POINT -- The local park district is close to taking over five parks operated by Contra Costa County in this unincorporated community as part of a proposed lawsuit settlement. Under a tentative agreement, the county would give $473000 ...

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VORDERBRUEGGEN: Transparency paramount in government – Oakland Tribune

Saturday, May 21, 2011

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VORDERBRUEGGEN: Transparency paramount in government Oakland Tribune Posting public documents online is the only viable option if the county is serious about transparency.

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Vox Populi Tonight in Concord on County District Lines – Patch.com

Thursday, May 19, 2011

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Vox Populi Tonight in Concord on County District Lines Patch.com As the county prepares to sketch new lines across new maps in Contra Costa County , you have a chance to speak your piece. The chance in Concord is this evening from 7:00 to 8:30 at the City Council Chambers, ...

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Dire Situation for County Schools – Patch.com

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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Dire Situation for County Schools Patch.com The San Ramon Valley Unified School District, along with others in the county, will face huge cuts if an “all cuts” budget goes into effect. Bill Clark, Contra Costa County Office of Education Associate Superintendent for Business and Administrative ...

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Low El Cerrito Council Pay Is Where Grand Jury Likes It – Patch.com

Friday, May 13, 2011

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Low El Cerrito Council Pay Is Where Grand Jury Likes It Patch.com A new Contra Costa County Grand Jury report on compensation of city councils in the county found El Cerrito on the lower end but recommended that the city review its policy on providing pension benefits.

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Whooping Cough Rate Soaring Toward Record High in Contra Costa – Patch.com

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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Whooping Cough Rate Soaring Toward Record High in Contra Costa Patch.com Contra Costa County health officials warn that whooping cough infections in the county are on track to set a new record. A new state law requires students entering seventh through 12th grades this fall to have up-to-date vaccinations. ...

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